Sep 27, 2012 3:00am PDT
" magazine a little bit later in this hour and then next hour, arthur delaney from "huffington post" will be along. but first -- >> this is the "full court press." >> other headlines making news on this thursday, both president obama and mitt romney have been campaigning with celebrities. they have nice things to say about their endorsers but mitt romney's comment about jack nicklaus be a little over the top appearing at a rally in ohio, he called the golden bear the greatest athlete of the 20th century. he was widely regarded as the most accomplished golfer of all time. he has won 18 major championships but there is a debate if that's the greatest athlete or not. >> no, he's not. there isn't any debate. >> no, there's no debate. >> fantastic golfer. >> bill: we could spend the next hour talking about who might be. >> i can name 50 junior college basketball players who are better athletes than jack nicklaus. >> washington nationals outfielder bryce harper joined an elite club last night. the 19-year-old became the second teenager in baseball history to hit 20 home runs in a season. the na
Sep 26, 2012 3:00am PDT
back. "huffington post" headline is rodgers unleashed, nfl cares more about saving money than saving the game. chris carter now with espn used to play with the nfl also said this is definitely impacting the game. >> i can't push this product with any type of integrity and say it's not affected. and anyone who said that these referees wouldn't have an affect on the game, it might even be a little more pleasant don't know anything about football. >> bill: and the president even weighed in giving a talk radio interview to a station out in ohio. he wanted to talk sports not politics. >> it is just me or do we have to get our regular refs back. i'm just expressing my point of view as a sports fan. >> bill: and not only was president obama support the union refs, but so did again anti-union paul ryan. >> i mean give me a break. it is time to get the real refs. >> bill: yeah, you are damn right it is time to get the real refs. aaron rodgers is right. this is a case of the nfl owners, right, who are ruling this, who are determined to break the backs of the players -- of the ref's union. you
Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
happy to have filled in for bill this morning. laura bassett of "the huffington post," how can people follow you? >> follow me on twitter at le bassett, two ss and two ts, i would love to have a conversation with you. >> john: the fans will engage you. follow me on the twitter at john fuglesang. sadly, you have to know how to spell john fuglesang. pleasure filling in. i hope i'm invited back tomorrow. we'll see how it goes. i'll be here tomorrow morning. for those of you watching us on tv, if you're lucky you'll stick around listen to "the stephanie miller show." i had a great show with her in seattle. we were joined by ron reagan and dan savage on stage. it is october 1st. enjoy the fall and get your friends to vote! we'll see you tomorrow. news. that's my parting shot for today.